The former couple said they no longer believe they can grow together as a couple in this next phase of their lives.
Bill and Melinda Gates have called it quits and ending their 27-year marriage.
They made this announcement yesterday, May 3, from their personal accounts.
The couple said that the decision came after a "great deal of thought and work."
They said they no longer believe they can grow together as a couple in this "next phase" of their lives.
Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates, met Melinda French after she started working at Microsoft in 1987. The two married on Jan. 1, 1994, and raised three children together.